2012-11-19 • An article on stressful commutes mentioned work led by Research Scientist Bryan Reimer on cognitive demands of voice-activated systems. Read the article here.


2012-11-08 • McKnights Long Term Care News, a leading publication for the long-term care and assisted living industry, featured a story summarizing a recent talk delivered by Joe Coughlin. The article highlighted... Read more


2012-11-08 • Money Magazine featured Joseph Coughlin, Director, MIT AgeLab, in its Game Changer profile story in its November 2012 Retirement Guide issue. The article discusses Coughlin’s view and AgeLab... Read more


2012-10-31 •  AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer was interviewed for research on typeface and driver disrtraction. Read the article here.


2012-10-26 • There are three-plus generations of workers that employers and financial advisors must successfully engage. Who are these generations? Can behavior be neatly cut and named into one or more decades?... Read more


2012-10-24 •  Research scientist Bryan Reimer will be speaking at Telematics Munich 2012 on October 29. Telematics Munich is Europe’s largest business focused conference and exhibition focused on... Read more


2012-10-23 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin addressed nearly 10,000 attendees in the Denver Convention Center for the LeadingAge Annual Meeting. LeadingAge is the nation’s premier aging services organization... Read more


2012-10-19 • The Care Continuum Alliance is the nation’s preeminent business, government and NGO partnership with the mission to realize the highest achievable health status through the promotion and... Read more


2012-10-19 •  AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin addressed the National Pension Education Association’s (NEPA) 2012 Annual Meeting held this year in Boston. NEPA is the nation’s leading organization of... Read more


2012-10-18 • MIT AgeLab research, in partnership with Monotype, was featured on Fast Company’s The article discussed how different typefaces require different amounts of attention, and the... Read more


2012-10-15 • The AgeLab will be involved in the upcoming New England UTC-sponsered Automotive User Interface Conference in Portsmouth NH, October 17 through 19. AgeLab researchers will be presenting three... Read more


2012-10-11 •  AgeLab director Joe Coughlin highlighted AgeLab research on driving cessation for older drivers in a recent Market Watch article. He mentions how older drivers are often "misrepresented... Read more


2012-10-09 • Research scientist Bryan Reimer spoke with the National Academy of Engineering's WTOP Radio regarding recent research on font and distraction levels. The work was made possible through a partnership... Read more


2012-10-07 •  Bryan Reimer spoke on Tech Talk about his recent research with Monotype regarding font choice when considering driver attention. The talk is available to listen to online here.


2012-10-05 •  MIT's homepage featured AgeLab research sponsored by Monotype. Read the story here.


2012-10-01 • AgeLab postdoctoral research associate Yan Yang presented "Are drivers aware of their behavior changes when using in-vehicle systems?" at the 15th IEE Intelligent Transportation Systems... Read more


2012-09-25 • News coverage of the recent release of findings from joint research by MIT AgeLab and The Hartford continued, with National Underwriters listing the top ten technologies to assist older drivers.... Read more


2012-09-25 • MIT AgeLab and the New England University Transportation Center partnered with Monotype Imaging Holding Inc. in research that showed certain typeface styles can shorten glance time for in-vehicle... Read more


2012-09-24 • MIT AgeLab research scientists Bryan Reimer and Bruce Mehler, and research associate Dan Munger attended Toyota’s 2012 Safety Research Forum on September 12. The forum was an opportunity for... Read more


2012-09-24 •  AgeLab research fellow Dick Myrick spoke with German Public Radio about his previous experience as an AgeLab study participant. Giving a new perspective to study participation, he talks about... Read more


2012-09-20 •  AgeLab director Joe Coughlin and The Hartford gerontologist Jodi Olshevski spoke with the New York Times after jointly publishing a study identifying 10 safety-related automotive technologies... Read more


2012-09-19 •  The Washington Post took that quote from AgeLab director Joe Coughlin in an article addressing growing issues in older driver safety. Read the article here.


2012-09-18 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin along wtih Jodi Olshevski, a leading gerontologist from The Hartford, are taking satellite and radio interviews from the AgeLab today from 7am to 1pm. They will be... Read more


2012-09-14 •  AgeLab director Joe Coughlin keynoted Life Care Services’ summit in Indianapolis, Indiana this week. In his talk he gave ideas on how providers create lifestyles for consumers in their 40... Read more


2012-09-12 • AgeLab research fellow Dick Myrick presented current AgeLab research, as well as ideas on improving life tomorrow, to the Framingham Council On Aging on September 6. There was a "full house... Read more


2012-09-04 •  AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer was quoted in a recent Consumer Reports article discussing the importance of understanding new in-vehicle technology before relying on it. Read the... Read more


2012-08-27 • [UPDATE - August 27, 2012] The Boston Globe gave more coverage of recent findings AgeLab research scientists Bryan Reimer and Bruce Mehler released on a link between cell phone use behind the wheel... Read more


2012-08-20 •  A frequent contributor to The Blog on The Huffington Post, AgeLab director Joe Coughlin writes about the barriers to use of autonomous vehicles in the future from safety, trust and... Read more


2012-08-15 •  In a Reuters article about the future of autonomous vehicles, MIT AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer was quoted for his distrust of futuristic vehicles that would lead drivers to paying... Read more


2012-08-03 • AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer was quoted in a recent article discussing the pros and cons of bring Siri into the vehicle. Read the article at






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